Washington County Land Use and Transportation has selected a repair method for the Timber Road landslide and expects to begin work in the summer of 2024, with a planned completion date at the end of 2024.
It’s been seven months since Timber Road closed between downtown Timber and Highway 6. Washington County is eyeing a number of options for a fix and may seek funding from FEMA to repair Timber Road.
Publishing a photo of heavy equipment atop the cracked roadway near the S-curves on Timber Road, the county reiterated that the evaluation is expected to be finished in September.
Timber Road, closed since March 6 thanks to a portion of the road between Glenwood and Timber crumbling due to a slow-moving landslide, may not see construction begin on a fix for two more years.
A Portland woman died early Sunday morning after rolling her vehicle down an embankment near the Timber Junction on Highway 26.
Fire crews from Banks Fire District and neighboring agencies are responding to a wildfire on Timber Road between the community of Timber and Highway 6
Reehers Camp, located about two miles west of Timber on Cochran Road, is scheduled to open to overnight campers Friday, May 19, according to the Oregon Department of Forestry.
Spring might be in the air, but the winter chill hasn’t quite loosened its grip. The Portland office of the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning, cautioning residents of the Coast Range of Northwest Oregon and the Central Coast Range of Western Oregon to brace for heavy snowfall from 11 PM this evening to 11 PM Sunday, primarily affecting areas above 1,500 feet.
Timber Road is closed between Strassel and Cochran Roads and will remain so “indefinitely,” the county said Monday.
The fourth landslide in less than a year has once again closed Timber Road